TETFund: how Baffa was axed

Ousted Executive Secretary of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund, Dr Abdulahi Baffa, has hinted on the intrigues and power play that ended his two year stint at the agency.

Baffa, who spoke on his ouster from the agency in an interview with the BBC, lamented his ordeal in the hands of t [...]

Sat, 26 January 2019

TETFund: Education tax increases by 25.47%

Education tax collection from companies operating in the country rose to N200,793,193,208.54, as at November 2018,  indicating  an  increase  of  about 25.47 per cent from the N154.9 billion collected in the previous year.


Exe [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019

Poly unions endorse Bida Rector for second tenure

Trade unions at the Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State, have endorsed the incumbent Rector, Dr. Abubkar Dzukogi, for a second term in office, following the imminent expiration of his tenure in May.

The unions comprising the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, Non Academic Staff Union [...]

Sun, 13 January 2019

UBEC set to unveil school census results in February

The Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, is set to formally announce the results of its recently concluded school census on February 28, 2019.

Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr. Hamid Bobboyyi, who disclosed this at a media parley in Abuja, said the commission was currently analyzing data [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

Edwin Clark varsity secures NUC approval on core courses

Edwin Clark University, Kaigbodo, Delta State has secured the National Universities Commission, NUC’s, accreditation for 14 of its core programmes.

Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Timothy Olagbemiro, said the fourteen new accreditations bring the number of accredited programmes i [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

FG commits N3bn to scholarships in 3 years

The Nigerian government said it spent N3 billion on award of various scholarship schemes in the last three years.

Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this recently at a briefing in Abuja, said the move was to support indigent brilliant students across the country to realise [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018

JMPP flags off nationwide campaign, as candidate takes oath

The presidential candidate of Justice Must Prevail Party, JMPP, Apostle Sunday Eguzolugo, has officially flagged off campaigns for the party ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Also, the presidential candidate took oath to live by the dictates of the 12 items contained in the party's manif [...]

Sat, 15 December 2018

CSOs laud NECO, JAMB over anti-corruption

 A coalition of Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, has extolled the anticorruption stance of the National Examinations Council, NECO, and the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, which has led to the remittance of several billions of naira into federal coffers.


Fri, 14 December 2018


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